Originally posted on SteelerAddicts  |  Last updated 5/8/12
The Steelers continued the new NFL trend of getting draft picks signed early and often today by adding another in the completed column of their roster. 2012 7th round draft pick WR Toney Clemons from Colorado, 231st overall, agreed to terms today. Specifics on the amount were not disclosed on his contract as of yet. Remember, all draft picks will sign a 4 yr deal with the exception of 1st rounders, who will have a 5th yr team option that can be exercised. Clemons is one of 4 team picks they had in the final round of the draft last month and the last of the NFL allotted selections in the traditional 7 rounds. The other 3, TE David Paulson, OL Kelvin Beachum, and CB Terrence Frederick were all compensatory picks the Steelers were awarded by the league. Clemons will compete for 1 of 2 likely roster spots on the final roster. Mike Wallace, Antonio Brown, Emmanuel Sanders, and Jerricho Cotchery will take up four out of the possible 6 spaces available. Should the team decide to carry only...
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